The Pineapple-Top Grower’s Handbook Kramer 1979 Submitter: Yes, it’s an entire book on how to grow a pineapple top. Was that hard to do in 1979? Holly: Maybe this was a revolutionary idea to home gardeners in 1979. They didn’t
Sunset Ideas for Clothing Decoration Gonsalves, ed. 1977 For all you fashion forward people, here is your book to jazz up any look with embellishments, paints, and other doodads. Who wouldn’t want their man in a groovy looking
The Leggs Idea Book Dozens of Creative Projects Eames 1976 If you were of panty hose wearing age in the 1970s, you probably remember the L’eggs. They became quite a thing based on the packaging that looked like an egg.
How To Make Christmas Ornaments Hendricks 1973 Submitter: Decorate your tree 70’s style! Found this gem in the oversized book section. We especially adored the earrings and the “Christmas Tree.” Holly: OMG, those earrings! Hiddeous. These ornaments look just like
Macrame Alfers 1971 We haven’t had a macrame book show up in a while here at the ALB home offices. When this showed up, I grabbed it. Macrame was such a thing in the late 60s and early 70s. I
He-She Jewelry Professional “Know How” Fellows 1976 When I found this lovely selection for ALB, I couldn’t stop laughing. I particularly love the manly look of jewelry and leisure suit. I think we have all learned from these pictures that
Sewing without a Pattern Ficarotta 1972 Submitter: I’m teen librarian working in a public library in [Louisiana] and I have been weeding our teen nonfiction section and separating it from the adult nonfiction. I’ve come across many awful books, but
McCall’s Sewing Book 1963 This book was a really good choice and probably could have lasted for longer than most books. The details are good and illustrations are helpful. It does not take into consideration more modern fabrics and the